Jamie Beaton is, by any standard, a whizz kid.
At 21 years of age, the New Zealander has graduated with a Masters from Harvard — after being accepted into five Ivy League schools — and is soon to become the youngest person admitted to Stanford Business School.
More impressively, while reaching those academic goals, Beaton was building his own consulting business. It’s now worth $82 million.
So what’s the secret to his productivity? It’s all about your mindset, says Beaton.
“Effective studying is a mindset, a way of life, a focus and an ambition manifesting itself in regular and consistent work,” he told Business Insider.
Targeted goal-setting and ambition to succeed is paramount, he said.
“It is very hard to be motivated if you are lost in a confused void, unsure of where your education fits in with your goals.
“Make sure you are armed with the best information, a strategic education game plan and the best resources. Your ambition and innate tenacity to realise your dreams will follow.”
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